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New School Year 2024 

Rahara N.S. is actively enrolling, prospective parents of students can download an admissions application by clicking here:


Rahara NS Information Booklet

Applications can be emailed to

or posted to Rahara N.S., Athleague rd, Rahara, Co. Roscommon F42XR20.

Take a look at our school by clicking on the link below


Welcome to Rahara National School!

Fáilte go Scoil Náisiúnta Rath Aradh.


We extend a warm welcome to you and your child. It is our aim that your child will be extremely happy in our school and will achieve their full potential. There is a strong sense of community and a high level of cooperation between staff, pupils and parents.


Our school is situated in County Roscommon in the 'Heart of Ireland'. Thank you for taking the time to visit us. We hope you enjoy our website. To learn more about our school please click on the links. We are always delighted to hear feedback from people who view our site.


Please feel free to mail your comments and suggestions to


Thank you.

Enrolment for New School Year 2024 - 2025

If your child is scheduled to start school in September 2024 or if you are contemplating changing schools, please come and visit Rahara NS. We have a lot to offer including a Afterschool Club which runs, Monday-Thursday and Morning Club which runs from Monday - Friday.


To give you a flavour of life in Rahara National School, please visit the 'News' section of our website. Scroll down to see all that happens - it is a busy place! If you have any queries or require further details, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Check out our school Newsletters, Facebook page for all the latest information on all the wonderful goings on in Rahara National School.

Follow all the latest news and upcoming events on our Facebook page.

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Upcoming Events

  • 15th & 16th February Closed for midterm. 

  • 14th February Valentine's Day & Ash Wednesday.

  • Pancake Tuesday 13-02-24

  • Open Day Saturday 10th 12-2:00

  • 5th February - Bank Holiday

  • St. Brigid's Day February 1st 

  • Board of Management Meeting Wednesday 31st of January

  • Visit from Teresa Melia on Friday 26th. 

  • 26-01-24 - Sample Hot School Meals 

  • Grandparents Day - Entertainment & Afternoon Tea on Thursday 25th 

  • Catholic Schools Week 22-01-24

  • Primary Climate Ambassador Workshop for 2nd - 6th class on      18-01-24

  • Soccer training every Wednesday from 17-01-24

  • Hurling Training every Tuesday from 9-01-24

  • School reopens for Term 2 on Monday 8th of January 2024

Latest News

  • December 22nd - School closes at 12:00 for the Christmas Holidays 

  • December 13th - Junior Room will attend Elfie Saves Xmas in the Dean Crowe Theatre

  • Sunday 3rd - Advent

  • Sunday 3rd @ 4:40 - Rahara Christmas Lighting Party. 

  • November 25th - Song rehearsal in Rahara Church

  • PMC - School Closure

  • November 22nd - Senior room will attend the Roscommon Dome Day.

  • November 21st - Senior room will attend Science Day in the Convent.

  • November 21st - Parent Teacher Meetings

  • November 18th Song Rehearsals in Rahara Church

  • 13th November:Science Week

  • Team Hope Shoe Box Appeal - Final date for collection is Friday 10th November.

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